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Patel­la Instability Didactic Presentations - AOSSM/POSNA Pediatric Surgical Skills Course
Patel­la Instability Didactic Presentations

In April 2022, the AOSSM/POSNA Pediatrics Surgical Skills Course included five minute, pre-recorded didactic presentations for attendees to view prior to attending the live course. These pre-recorded presentations have been split by topic and made available online, on-demand for your education and convenience. Within this online offering are the five minute presentations listed below. This online offering does NOT include a full meeting capture of the lab-based AOSSM/POSNA Pediatrics Surgical Skills Course and only includes each of the five minute, pre-recorded didactic presentations below. Please note, this activity expires May 1, 2025.

Upon completion of this educational activity learners should be able to:

  • Discuss pediatric considerations in the surgical treatment of common sports injuries
  • Review indications, diagnostic investigation, and complications associated with treatment of pediatric sports medicine conditions

Patel­la Instability

  • The Basics of a Physeal Sparring Medial Patellofemoral Complex Reconstruction - John Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD
  • Quadricep Turndown Technique for Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction - John Polousky, MD
  • Distal Re-alignment Technique in Pediatric Patellar Instability - Jeffrey J. Nepple, MD
  • Trochleoplasty: How I Do It and Considerations in Kids - Marc Tompkins, MD
  • Techniques In the Treatment of Congenital Pediatric Patellar Instability - Daniel W. Green, MD
  • Keys to a Successful Tibial Tubercle Transfer - Carl W. Nissen, MD
  • Lateral Lengthening – How I Do It - Marc Tompkins, MD

Full List of Faculty from the April 2022 Surgical Skills Course

Pro­gram Co-Chairs

  • Henry B. Ellis, MD – Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital
  • Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH – Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Kevin G. Shea, MD – Stanford Medicine



  • Jennifer J. Beck, MD – Orthopedic Institute for Children
  • Sasha Carsen, MD, MBA – Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • Melissa A. Christino, MD – Boston Children's Hospital
  • Aristides I. Cruz Jr., MD – Brown Alpert Medical School
  • Theodore J. Ganley, MD – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Daniel W. Green, MD – Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Benton E. Heyworth, MD – Boston Children's Hospital
  • John Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Tracye J. Lawyer, MD, PhD – St. Luke’s Clinic
  • Stephanie W. Mayer, MD – Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • R. Justin Mistovich, MD – University Hospitals
  • Jeffrey J. Nepple, MD – Washington University
  • Carl W. Nissen, MD – The Bone and Joint Institute
  • Nivra Pandya, MD – UCSF Orthopedic Surgery
  • Shital Parikh, MD – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • John Polousky, MD – Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Crystal A. Perkins, MD – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Marc Tompkins, MD – TRIA/University of Minnesota
  • Curtis VandenBerg, MD – Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
  • S. Clifton Willimon, MD – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Philip L. Wilson, MD – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
  • Yi-Meng Yen, MD – Boston Children’s Hospital


The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


There are no refunds for this online enduring material.

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 05/01/2025
Cost: Member: $15.00
Non-Member: $30.00
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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